PATNA: A policeman from the eastern Indian state of in Bihar has been rewarded for his luxuriant, curly moustache.
The cop Vijay Shankar Pandey getting the rare honour has been currently posted with Mojahidpur police station eastern Bihar’s Bhagalpur district.
The reward of Rs 1000 came to him soon after he shot off a letter to the local district’s senior superintendent of police Manoj Kumar seeking for a special allowance for his long moustache.
In his missive, the cop narrated the problem in proper upkeep of his 30-inch long moustache in the absence of money. He also attached his photograph showing luxuriant moustache with his letter.
“Once seeing his photograph, the police official instantly handed him a reward of Rs 1000,” a police officer said.
52-year-old Pandey is perhaps the first cop from the eastern Indian state of Bihar to get this reward for his moustache.